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Chinese media takes swipe at NZ tourism
15 Feb 2019   /

Chinese media takes swipe at NZ tourism

The sector here risks a “large financial loss”, warns a Chinese government-controlled publication.


Wednesday Letter: Industry should prepare for the worst from China
13 Feb 2019   /

Wednesday Letter: Industry should prepare for the worst from China

China has taken a shot across NZ’s economic bow. Industry should prepare for the worst.


Industry downplays CNZYOT launch delay
13 Feb 2019  

Industry downplays CNZYOT launch delay

Industry has downplayed the postponement of next week’s 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism launch, claiming there are no “shadows in the dark”.


Operators risk “devastation” in possible China fallout
12 Feb 2019   /

Operators risk “devastation” in possible China fallout

Industry concerns are raised over a cooling relationship following the postponement of the 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism launch.


Minister: “Still excited about China-NZ Year of Tourism”
12 Feb 2019   /

Minister: “Still excited about China-NZ Year of Tourism”

Tourism minister Kelvin Davis says he is still excited for the China-New Zealand Year of Tourism despite the postponement of its launch.


National claims govt putting China “relationship at risk”
12 Feb 2019   /

National claims govt putting China “relationship at risk”

The National Party has piled into the postponement of the launch of the China-NZ Year of Tourism claiming the government is putting a vital relationship at risk.


Chinese New Year visa numbers fall
5 Feb 2019   /

Chinese New Year visa numbers fall

There’s anecdotal evidence of a slowdown in Chinese New Year activity – here’s the first piece of hard data.


China Southern backs NZ lantern festivals
5 Feb 2019   /

China Southern backs NZ lantern festivals

China Southern Airlines has added sponsorship of New Zealand’s largest showcase of Chinese culture to its portfolio of investments fostering relations between the two countries.


How many Chinese visitors will come to NZ? Check China’s GDP growth
6 Dec 2018  

How many Chinese visitors will come to NZ? Check China’s GDP growth

Growth is directly related to China’s economic performance, says a visiting economist.


Te Papa hosts China tourism insight event
4 Dec 2018  

Te Papa hosts China tourism insight event

Around 120 tourism professionals, government representatives and academics have converged on Te Papa today for new insight on China’s outbound tourism market.


China-ready Rotorua means connections, social networks and WeChat
23 Nov 2018  

China-ready Rotorua means connections, social networks and WeChat

The power of connections, social networks and the necessity of WeChat were the top lessons to emerge at Destination Rotorua and the North Asia Centre for Asia Pacific Excellence’s first China-ready workshop.


Operators partner to spearhead “dual destination” China strategy
1 Nov 2018   /

Operators partner to spearhead “dual destination” China strategy

Wayfare, Skyline, NZICC and ACB will together target the lucrative Chinese incentives and conference market.


Perspectives: China’s Consul General to NZ, Xu Erwen
15 Oct 2018   /

Perspectives: China’s Consul General to NZ, Xu Erwen

Xu Erwen on the potential opportunities ahead in the 2019 China – NZ Year of Tourism.


Te Papa to host  2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism opening ceremony
15 Oct 2018   /

Te Papa to host 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism opening ceremony

Te Papa will host the official 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony on 20 February next year.


DQ gears up for inaugural China Tourism Exchange
12 Oct 2018   /

DQ gears up for inaugural China Tourism Exchange

Destination Queenstown is gearing up for next week’s inaugural China Tourism Exchange travelling to Shanghai, Hangzhou and Chengdu which comes ahead of next year’s China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.


Discover Waitomo conducts rare workshop for Chinese
1 Oct 2018  

Discover Waitomo conducts rare workshop for Chinese

Waitomo Glowworm Caves celebrated New Zealand Chinese Language Week last week by hosting a group of Chinese photographers in a rare photography workshop within Ruakuri Cave.


Tourism NZ teams up with Ctrip for FIT drive
7 Sep 2018   /

Tourism NZ teams up with Ctrip for FIT drive

The growth of customised tours for Chinese visitors to New Zealand has been given a boost by a new memorandum of understanding between Tourism New Zealand and Ctrip Customized Travel.


China Southern launches giant panda competition
5 Sep 2018  

China Southern launches giant panda competition

The prize is an all-expenses paid visit for five winners to China’s third largest city of Guangzhou.


SKYCITY appoints China BDM, targets Chinese CX
20 Aug 2018   /

SKYCITY appoints China BDM, targets Chinese CX

The Auckland-based operator is looking to boost its Chinese customer experience across its five NZ sites.


DQ to lead inaugural exchange for 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism
17 Aug 2018   /

DQ to lead inaugural exchange for 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism

Queenstown’s Regional Tourism Organisation is to lead a delegation of local tourism businesses and officials to China in an inaugural event ahead of next year’s China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.


NZ Māori Tourism joins operators to support Chinese Language Week
17 Aug 2018  

NZ Māori Tourism joins operators to support Chinese Language Week

Leading industry players including Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport and NZ Māori Tourism have stepped up to sponsor New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2018.


$2.6m Terracotta Warriors to kick off 2019 China-NZ YOT
1 Aug 2018   /

$2.6m Terracotta Warriors to kick off 2019 China-NZ YOT

The 2,300-year-old Terracotta Warriors are coming to Wellington this summer in a $2.6m exhibition at Te Papa.


Chinese travellers would love to visit NZ …after Australia
19 Jul 2018  

Chinese travellers would love to visit NZ …after Australia

Chinese travellers rank New Zealand as one of the top destinations they would love to visit in the next 12 months according to a new survey from Hotels.com.


WREDA ramps up China targeting with specialist hire
19 Jul 2018   /

WREDA ramps up China targeting with specialist hire

WREDA has ramped up its China marketing effort with its first Mandarin-speaking specialist hire.


‘Team Wellington’ stumps up $2.5m for capital promotion
16 Jul 2018   /

‘Team Wellington’ stumps up $2.5m for capital promotion

A new ‘Team Wellington’ initiative has provided funding of $2.5m for the promotion of the capital in overseas markets.


TNZ, Ctrip gear up for 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism
13 Jul 2018  

TNZ, Ctrip gear up for 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism

TNZ has renewed its strategic cooperation agreement with Asian online travel agency Ctrip in the lead-up to 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.


Watch: Queenstown’s $37m Amway bonanza
24 May 2018   /

Watch: Queenstown’s $37m Amway bonanza

7,900 scenic cruises, 6,200 Coronet Peak dinners, 730 bungee jumps and Nevis swings, hundreds of tourist flights – Amway China’s incentive injection.


Christchurch Airport, ATEED partner for China push
15 May 2018  

Christchurch Airport, ATEED partner for China push

A new partnership aimed at unlocking potential from NZ’s growing Chinese visitor market has been unveiled by Christchurch Airport and Auckland’s regional tourism organisation.


Christchurch gets Fliggy with forecast $3.1bn China market
10 May 2018   /

Christchurch gets Fliggy with forecast $3.1bn China market

Christchurch International Airport is deepening its push into the Chinese visitor market using a travel website linked to e-commerce giant Alibaba.


New touring map released for Chinese visitors
30 Jan 2018  

New touring map released for Chinese visitors

The i-SITE network has released a Chinese version of their popular New Zealand touring map for the first time this month.


TNZ: Chinese market forecast to return to growth
21 Nov 2017  

TNZ: Chinese market forecast to return to growth

The Chinese market is expected to return to double-digit growth following a period of falling visitor arrival numbers.


NZ Māori Tourism rolls out red carpet
17 Nov 2017   /

NZ Māori Tourism rolls out red carpet

New Zealand Māori Tourism is welcoming a high profile Chinese delegation, led by Mr Li Shihong, Vice Chairman China National Tourism Administration, to Wellington today.


Tourism a key focus at NZ, China mayoral talks
15 Nov 2017   /

Tourism a key focus at NZ, China mayoral talks

Tourism will feature as one of the key discussion points at next month’s New Zealand China Mayoral Forum. 


Tourism investment on agenda for Chinese mayors’ visit
6 Nov 2017  

Tourism investment on agenda for Chinese mayors’ visit

Investment in New Zealand tourism wil be on the agenda for a delegation of mayors from China representing around 80 million people.


CBRE: Chinese spending less on shopping, more on culture
1 Nov 2017  

CBRE: Chinese spending less on shopping, more on culture

Chinese tourists are seeking more authentic food and entertainment experiences and spending less on luxury shopping and package holidays, according to new research by real estate agency CBRE.


Daily flights to China a big boost for the South Island
31 Aug 2017  

Daily flights to China a big boost for the South Island

The partnership between Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines is going from strength to strength and helping boost tourism and trade for the South Island. 


Chinese set to overtake Kiwis as top visitors to Australia
18 Jul 2017  

Chinese set to overtake Kiwis as top visitors to Australia

China is set to overtake New Zealand as Australia’s biggest source of international visitors within months if current trends continue.


NZ seventh most desired destination for Chinese
18 Jul 2017  

NZ seventh most desired destination for Chinese

The sixth annual Chinese International Travel Monitor released by Hotels.com has revealed that Chinese travellers are spending a whopping 28 per cent of their income on average on international travel.


Deloitte: NZ tourism well positioned for Chinese investment
6 Jul 2017  

Deloitte: NZ tourism well positioned for Chinese investment

The New Zealand tourism industry is well positioned for a wave of Chinese investment in tourism assets, according to Deloitte Access Economics.


Sichuan Airlines’ new Auckland route
14 Jun 2017  

Sichuan Airlines’ new Auckland route

Sichuan Airlines’ new Auckland route provides New Zealand’s first direct connection to south west China


China Ready lands in NZ, slaps seal of approval on THL
17 May 2017   /

China Ready lands in NZ, slaps seal of approval on THL

The ‘China Ready & Accredited’ system has launched in New Zealand with Tourism Holdings Limited becoming the first company here to earn the seal of approval.


Operators to reach FIT Chinese through new partnership
17 May 2017  

Operators to reach FIT Chinese through new partnership

Chinese internet giant Tencent has partnered with Christchurch agency Alexanders paving the way for tourism operators to reach FIT Chinese


China-NZ Year of Tourism opportunities on the horizon
12 May 2017   /

China-NZ Year of Tourism opportunities on the horizon

Auckland is gearing up to seize opportunities created by the official bilateral ‘China-New Zealand Year of Tourism’ in 2019.


China tops global tourism markets with 12% jump in spend
18 Apr 2017  

China tops global tourism markets with 12% jump in spend

Chinese international tourism spend grew by 12% in 2016 to reach $372bn.


Unique honey centre to target Chinese market
6 Apr 2017  

Unique honey centre to target Chinese market

A unique new honey centre is to be built in Queenstown to tap into rising demand from Chinese visitors for the local delicacy.


PM criticised over Chinese FIT comments
6 Apr 2017  

PM criticised over Chinese FIT comments

The Bus & Coach Association has hit back at government comments encouraging Chinese visitors off tours and into independent travel.


ANZ’s Charts that Matter: Tourism boom easing
3 Apr 2017   /

ANZ’s Charts that Matter: Tourism boom easing

Tourism is on a tear with no sign of slowing, driven by ever-higher numbers of Chinese tourists, right? Actually, no.


Year of Tourism offers new opportunities for China-ready businesses
29 Mar 2017  

Year of Tourism offers new opportunities for China-ready businesses

The 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism offers opportunities for the tourism industry to forge closer links in China


What to expect from 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism
28 Mar 2017  

What to expect from 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism

Trade missions, marketing campaigns, airline partnerships and business, academic and cultural exchanges could follow the signing of the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism initiative.


More flights, new visa rules to boost Chinese market
28 Mar 2017  

More flights, new visa rules to boost Chinese market

Air services to New Zealand from China have been boosted by 20% and measures to facilitate easier travel for Chinese visitors have been launched.